Joint Committee on Human Rights: Formal Minutes

Monday 4 December 2006

Members present:

Mr Andrew Dismore MP, in the Chair

Lord Judd

Douglas Carswell MP

Lord Plant of Highfield

Nia Griffith MP

Baroness Stern

Dr Evan Harris MP


1. LEGISLATIVE SCRUTINY

The Committee considered this matter.

In the absence of the Chairman, Lord Plant of Highfield was called to the Chair.

2. TREATMENT OF ASYLUM SEEKERS

Richard Dunstan, Citizens' Advice, Renae Mann, Inter-Agency Partnership, Sally Daghlian, Scottish Refugee Council, and Twimukye Mushaka, Scottish Refugee Policy Forum, were examined.

Karen McColl, Medecins du Monde, Dr Angela Burnett, Medact, and Yusef Azad, National Aids Trust, were examined.

[Adjourned till Monday 18 December at 4pm.